DAR AgNor conducts workshop on Agri-Business Venture Arrangements

piaBUTUAN CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Agusan del Norte conducted a one-day workshop on Agri-business Venture Arrangements (AVAs) to several Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) held at Balanghai Conference Hall on Oct. 13, 2016. The activity discussed the update and current status of the farmer-cooperatives who are engaged in the arrangement.

The three ARBOs, who entered into an agreement with the investor, are Soriano Farmworkers Cooperative (SFWC), Maong Integrated Farmers Association (MIFA),  and Cabadbaran Fruits Corporation (CFC).

According to AVAs Point Person Virgilio Ignacio, the DAR rendered the necessary assistance to thresh out issues and concerns encountered by farmer-cooperatives in relation to the implementation of the AVAs.

“The activity will iron out details and consolidate issues in preparation of the upcoming three-day Implementers’ Evaluation Workshop to be held in Davao City,” Ignacio added.

The activity was facilitated by the provincial point person Virgilio Ignacio, together with the Program Beneficiaries Development Division (PBDD) Lawyering Team under the leadership of Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO) Andre B. Atega. (Gil E. Miranda, DAR-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)

Source: http://news.pia.gov.ph/article/view/1701477533389/dar-agnor-conducts-workshop-on-agri-business-venture-arrangements-